By: Michele Haydel Gehrke, Esq.

In a case highlighting some of the important differences between the Railway Labor Act and the National Labor Relations Act, the Ninth Circuit recently upheld a federal district court decision enjoining a threatened strike by a group of unrepresented employees working for Aircraft Service International (“ASI”) at Seattle’s busy

By:  Ashley S. Kircher, Esq.

It is not unusual for  employees who are represented by a labor union nonetheless to file suit in state  court for employment claims, such as wrongful termination, discrimination and so forth.  In some limited cases these lawsuits can be subject to removal to federal court and preempted by federal